Family Law Paralegal
Martine Law
Minneapolis, MN US
Posted ago
Martine Law

Do you want to help families find a better future? We are an entrepreneurial family and criminal law firm that is on track for aggressive growth and we need an experienced family law paralegal to join our team and work directly with the owners and attorneys to support the team and help our clients.

We want to be known for helping our clients come out of an extremely emotional process feeling as though they are a better person, in a better position, and that they had a team behind them that really cared and fought for them. We are growing fast, and we need a family law paralegal who can hit the ground running.

We love to help people learn and grow. But we don’t have the time for that right now. We need a paralegal with experience in family law. The ideal candidate will be able to take initiative on work that needs to be done and complete tasks with minimal hand holding.

This is a full-time job where you are expected to manage a caseload, so you absolutely must be able to work for 40 hours per week. There will be a base salary DOQ and an opportunity for bonus compensation for those who can demonstrate their profitability.

Prepare a cover letter with no more than TWO paragraphs and a closing sentence. In the first paragraph explain what you believe are the 3 most important qualities needed in someone who works with family law clients and why you believe they are the most important qualities. In the second paragraph, explain why you applied to this particular ad. As a closing sentence please write, “I have read the instructions contained in the job posting and have followed the instructions.”

Email your resume and cover letter in PDF format to The subject line of the email should your last name (all caps), followed by the position you are applying for in lower case, followed by one word that you would use to describe yourself in all caps. [For example: SMITH paralegal AWESOME].

We offer competitive pay for the area and:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401K
  • 401K matching

We look forward to reviewing your application.



  • Draft subpoenas and coordinate with process servers
  • Prepare legal documents, correspondence, and pleadings such as complaints, interrogatories, subpoenas, deposition notices, pretrial orders, legal briefs, and affidavits, under the supervision of a lawyer
  • Work with lawyers to prepare for trial by conducting research on legal articles, preparing and organizing exhibits, organizing and coordinating witnesses, filing motions, and assisting with client meetings
  • Organize our case filing systems to ensure all documents are properly sorted and easy to locate, and other administrative duties as needed 
  • Hold client interviews to gather information about their legal problems
  • Prepare and draft motions, pleadings, judgments and other correspondence (e.g. debt and asset lists, witness statements, responsive pleadings, etc.)
  • Serve as a liaison between the client and attorney, conducting client interviews.
  • Prepare trial binders and provide assistance in trial.
  • Prepare and review discovery packages, including disclosure statements and responses to production requests.
  • Maintain attorney calendars and case files.
  • Schedule appointments, court appearances, and deposition hearings.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills with clients and professionals.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and Essential Forms.


  • Completed ABA-approved paralegal certificate program such as an Associate’s degree or proprietary school program in paralegal studies, Bachelor’s degree desired (Preferred)
  • Talented communicator and writer
  • Must have great time-management skills, and organizational skills
  • Strong preference for candidates who have completed a paralegal professional certification or have an advanced paralegal education
  • At least 3 years of experience in legal services under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting
  • Family Law Paralegal: 5 years (Preferred)

$55,000 - $70,000 yearly
About Martine Law

We focus on family and criminal law. Our office is becoming increasingly active in the Twin Cities and surrounding areas with multiple offices.

Resumes are optional, but encouraged. Acceptable file formats include .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt.
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